Provides direct patient care. Assists in maintaining medical records, monitoring patient interactions and safety.
Provide clerical support, assists in patient data collection and performing medical procedures under direction of an RN utilizing knowledge of verbal and non-verbal communication skills to provide targeted therapeutic interventions with patients.
Communication skills; ability to build rapport with patients; positive attitude and commitment to treat patients with dignity and respect.
Ability to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations such as being verbally or physically confronted in a threatening or aggressive manner; must be able to work and concentrate amidst distractions such as noise, conversation and foot traffic; ability to handle interruptions often and be able to move from one task to another; must be flexible and not easily frustrated in dealing with differences of opinions.
Must be able to set and maintain therapeutic distance with clients; maintain therapeutic boundaries during treatment and following discharge.
American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification
Current CPI or completion within 90 days of employment and recertified annually
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.